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Thursday, December 15, 2016

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The number of new business entities filing to do business in Ohio rose 9.4% in November, up to 7,732  from 7,231 during the same month last year, reports Secretary of State Jon Husted. The state is on course for 2016 to be a record-breaking year for new businesses in Ohio with 6,139 […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

How to Use “The Force” of Content Marketing to Overtake Your Competitors When I was a child, I used to think and act like a child. Now that I am an adult, I have since put those childish ways behind me, except when it comes to Star Wars. While I was born three years after […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – As part of a new program, Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has teamed up with the Trumbull Career and Technical Center and the Trumbull County Land Bank to renovate homes in Warren. Last month, students in the technical center’s adult building maintenance and construction trades program completed a full renovation of a house on Orlo […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Memories of Christmas Past, the Arms Family Museum’s annual holiday spectacular, is in its ninth year at the 1905 mansion of Olive and Wilford Arms and home of the Mahoning Valley Historical Society. The seven period rooms of the Arms Family home are filled to the brim with rare, one-of-a-kind, vintage decorations […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

PARMA, Ohio – General Motors Co. will invest $218 million in its Parma Metal Center, the company announced Wednesday. Among the upgrades are new presses, dies and sub assemblies. The plant processes more than 1,000 tons of steel daily and supports about 40 customers, including the majority of GM’s North American car assembly plants. Parma […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

WARREN, Ohio – Anthony Trevena was expecting several people to have writer’s cramp yesterday. That’s because multiple documents needed to be signed to finalize the deal for the proposed DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in downtown Youngstown, Trevena said. Trevena is director of the Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority, the economic development arm of the […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A roadmap to provide free broadband access throughout Mahoning County could be complete as early as May, Sarah Lown said Wednesday. Two weeks ago, Lown, who is public finance director for the Northeast Ohio Development and Finance Authority, and Pat Kerrigan, executive director of the Oak Hill Collaborative, were informed that their […]

Thursday, December 15, 2016

CANFIELD, Ohio – Enrollment has opened for the 2017-18 school year at the Valley STEM+ME2 Academy for students entering ninth or 10th grade. Interested students can apply at ValleyStem.enrolltrack.com. The academy, housed at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center, is dedicated to education in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields, as well as […]

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Fund for Our Economic Future, a philanthropic collaborative of foundations, corporations, universities and local governments, has approved $850,000 in grants to support job creation in northeastern Ohio. Team NEO was awarded a one-year operating grant for $650,000 for its shred regional economic competitiveness strategy and business development efforts. Fund for Our Economic […]

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

NORTH LIMA, Ohio – Over the course of 2016, B&J Electric of Poland, Inc. completed more than a dozen “major commercial, industrial and agricultural projects,” establishing momentum for next year, the company said in its quarterly announcement. Among the projects completed this year are parking lot lighting for schools including Kent State University and Northeast […]

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